When you decide to sell your home you have to face facts - you are going to have to endure a degree of inconvenience if you want to get the best price. You will probably have it staged - so you will be living in a somewhat artificial environment for a while. You will also have to vacate your home when an agent has arranged to show it to his buyers And when you have Open Houses you have to disappear for a few hours at a time so that total strangers can walk through it without interacting with … [Read more...] about Open Houses – Are They Necessary Or Not?
It seems that every home I list for sale in Twin Creeks has my sellers moving out of state and the vast majority are down-sizing, although perhaps not to such a small home as the one pictured above). Moving is stressful enough without these complications. Consider these tips to ease the pain. Fix What Needs Fixing Your best bet for getting top dollar when you sell is to make sure your home is free of defects. A home inspection and termite inspection will point you in the right direction … [Read more...] about Downsizing? – 5 Tips To Help You Prepare For A Successful Sale
Yes, it's Award Season again and every year , around this time, I like to nominate my favorite restaurants in the area for recognition based on food, ambiance, consistency, service and value. These are my selections for 2016/2017. If you agree or disagree, please feel free to let me have your thoughts. As always I am happy to hear from you. Best French Restaurant We have seen some changes in the choice of French restaurants lately, with the departure of much-loved (but expensive) Chevalier … [Read more...] about East Bay Homes & Lifestyle 2017 Restaurant Awards